Polarization Effects in Nonlinearity Compensated Links

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at D├╝sseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Jauregui Ruiz, Ivan Fernandez de; Ghazisaeidi, Amirhossein; Awwad, Elie; Tran, Patrice; Charlet, Gabriel (Nokia Bell Labs France, Site de Villarceaux, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)

We experimentally assess the impact of PDL and PMD on the performance of nonlinear compensation algorithms in dispersion unmanaged links. We show that perturbative nonlinear compensation is more robust to PDL, but more sensitive to PMD compared to filtered digitalbackpropagation.